Please read chapter 9 in your free online textbook ( https://openstax.org/details/books/introduction-sociology-2e ) and finish watching the documentary “Class Divide” found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3mzhaBTlfM0
Once complete, write a 2 page reflection paper answering the questions below. Your paper must cite any external references, be in essay format and include examples discussed in class, your textbook or from lived experience. Please focus on “self and society” while writing this paper and be as detailed as possible in your examples.
What social problems does the film raise or highlight?
Which character in the film impacted you most or surprised you?
What does the film tell us about society at large?
Does the film relate to any examples discussed in class, which ones and how?
Which theoretical framework (conflict theory, symbolic interaction, structural functionalism) is most helpful when analyzing this film? Why? Give examples
How can an understanding of class systems and social stratification be helpful to social researchers and or policy-makers?